A story of faith lost, thanks to a book about extraterrestrials and a Rabbi. (6 minutes)
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In Richard Brautigan's novel "The Abortion," he imagines a library where regular people can come and drop off their own unpublished books.
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Actor Alex Karpovsky reads a short story by Etgar Keret, from his book, “The Bus Driver Who Wanted To Be God." (4 minutes)
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Carmen Milito tells Ira the story of a date she went on as a teenager, and the bird her mom brought to the occasion.
Jaime Amor does yoga storytelling for kids at Cosmic Kids Yoga and on YouTube. We ask her to try taking on a film for grownups.
Host Ira Glass with the last piece in today’s show, inspired by the New York Times podcast, The Daily. (3 minutes)